Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Sweep"

The meaning of "Sweep" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does swept mean?
A: spazzato
Q: What does amid the sweep and crisscross mean?
A: In this context it is referring to many people walking in different ways and having different things to do, it is similar to "hustle and bustle". Basically it is referring to a busy street.
Q: What does I can’t sweep you off of your feet mean?
A: To "sweep someone off their feet" means to woo/to court (cortejar) someone very quickly and/or successfully. It means you make someone fall in love with you. If someone can't sweep someone off their feet it means they can't make the other person fall in love with them (for whatever reason).
Q: What does sweep off mean?
A: Sweep off can mean a few things. For a person to sweep it off would mean to not worry about a situation, however sweep off can also mean physically like using a broom to clean
Q: What does swept up mean?
A: I believe in this case, "swept up" would be best replaced with "gathered" or "taken"

Example sentences using "Sweep"

Q: Please show me example sentences with sweep something under the rug.
A: But of course!
"He couldn't sweep his lies under the rug."
"She tried to sweep everything under the rug, but she failed."
"They've got to sweep the scandal under the rug before it's made public."
Q: Please show me example sentences with sweep.
A: "Could you sweep over there?"
"I already swept there."
"Oh, sorry. Please continue sweeping."


Q: Please show me example sentences with sweep something under the carpet.
A: To act like something didn't happen/To ignore something that has happend, because it is embarrassing or because you don't like people knowing about it for some reason. That "something" is usually always negative.

Q: Please show me example sentences with sweep away.
A: Sweep away, the leafs(Ha)
Q: Please show me example sentences with sweep.
A: You should sweep the kitchen floor before mopping it.

The local team won all four games in a clean sweep of the series.

Synonyms of "Sweep" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sweep the floor and mop the floor ?
A: The difference is that "sweep the floor" is with a broom and "mop the floor" is with a mop
Q: What is the difference between sweep across and spread ?
A: To sweep, literally means to use a broom or something to move dust or dirty from one area to the next.
Past tense: swept.

Depending on the context both terms could mean the same thing: to cover a wide area.

Eg: there was a national viral outbreak, and fear and panic swept across the nation.
Eg: the virus spread to every corner of the country. It was truly fearsome.

Eg: she swept the dust across the floor is such a manner, that she made her work ten times harder

E.g: when he realised he was in trouble, fear swept across his face.

E.g he grabbed her by the hand and swept her across the dance floor,


E.g I like to spread peanut butter on my toast.

E.g spread your legs for me, he told her.

Eg: this area is a wide spread of land and could take days to investigate

Eg: the rumours that were spread about him around school weren’t true
Q: What is the difference between sweep and clean ?
A: Sweep is used for when you use the broom and clean is general (=゚ω゚)ノ
Q: What is the difference between sweep and broom ?
A: Sweep is a verb while broom is a noun.

For example, " I used a broom to sweep the floor."

Translations of "Sweep"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sweep off veut dire quoi ?pourquoi on rajoute le off à la fin de la phrase ?
A: What is the full sentence?

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? swept
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sweep
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sweep
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Other questions about "Sweep"

Q: I made a sweep in the kitchen. does this sound natural?
A: × I made a sweep in the kitchen.
✓ I swept the kitchen floor

Q: Please show me how to pronounce swept.
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Q: What does "sweep" in 560 mean?
A: Sweeping/looking over a large/wide area in order to find something.
So in this case they are looking into each camera, moving from location to location until they find what they are looking for.
Q: What does "sweep the whole thing under the rug" mean?
This is a part of an article below.

But the media enabled the government to sweep the whole thing under the rug by ignoring the story for weeks.
A: Right, the media ignored the story therefore letting the government get away with the situation.

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